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144E.27 First responder registration.

Subdivision 1. Training programs. Curriculum for initial and refresher training programs must meet the current standards of the United States Department of Transportation first responder curriculum or its equivalent as determined by the board.

Subd. 2. Registration. The board shall register the following persons as first responders:

(1) a person who successfully completes a board-approved initial or refresher first responder training program. Registration under this clause is valid for two years and expires at the end of the month in which the registration was issued; or

(2) a person who is credentialed as a first responder by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. Registration under this clause expires the same day as the National Registry credential.

Subd. 3. Renewal. (a) The board may renew the registration of a first responder who:

(1) successfully completes a board-approved refresher course; and

(2) submits a completed renewal application to the board before the registration expiration date.

(b) The board may renew the lapsed registration of a first responder who:

(1) successfully completes a board-approved refresher course; and

(2) submits a completed renewal application to the board within 12 months after the registration expiration date.

Subd. 4. Expiration. A first responder registration issued by the board or the commissioner of health before August 1, 1997, expires in 1999 at the end of the month in which it was issued.

HIST: 1997 c 199 s 13